Archive for clean-energy – Page 93

University Of California’s Witherell To Head DOE’s Berkeley Lab

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 25, 2016

The University of California’s (UC) board of regents has approved Dr. Michael Witherell, vice chancellor for research at UC Santa Barbara, as the eighth director of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). Following a national search, Witherell will replace departing director [Read More]

With New Wind JV, EDF Energies Nouvelles Plans 142 MW In India

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 25, 2016

As part of its expansion in India, EDF Energies Nouvelles says it is moving into onshore wind by acquiring a 50% stake in SITAC Wind Management and Development, an Indian wind energy company. According to EDF Energies Nouvelles, the partnership [Read More]

Court Denies Petitioners’ Plea To Halt The Clean Power Plan

Joseph Bebon
Written by Joseph Bebon on January 22, 2016

On Thursday, a federal court handed renewable energy stakeholders, environmentalists and the Obama administration a victory: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit denied a request to halt the implementation of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean [Read More]

EWEA: After ‘Hugely Over-Subscribed’ Wind Auction, Spain Could Miss 2020 Goal

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 22, 2016

In light of Spain’s recent 500 MW wind power auction that did not adequately satisfy the market’s demand, the country is at risk of missing its 2020 renewables target, according to the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA). EWEA says the [Read More]

Gamesa Receives Three Orders Totaling 130 MW For Indian Market

Posted by Lauren Tyler on January 22, 2016

Gamesa has inked three supply contracts totaling 65 turbines for three wind power plants in India. Factoring in these three supply contracts totaling 130 MW, the Spanish manufacturer says its order intake surpassed 1.3 GW in India in 2015 – [Read More]

Sierra Club’s New Campaign Urges 100% Clean Energy For 100 Cities

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 22, 2016

The Sierra Club says it has launched a new initiative, the #ReadyFor100 campaign, which will challenge 100 cities across the U.S. to commit to 100% clean energy. With 2.4 million members and supporters, the group says it will harness its [Read More]

SUPERNAP Michigan Data Center To Be 100% Powered By Renewables

Posted by Lauren Tyler on January 22, 2016

Data-center builder Switch has announced plans for its SUPERNAP Michigan data center, located near Grand Rapids, to be powered by 100% renewable energy. As part of this announcement and Switch’s commitment to run all of its data centers on green [Read More]

Governors’ Wind Coalition Welcomes Solar To Group

Posted by Lauren Tyler on January 21, 2016

Following a unanimous vote from member governors, the Governors’ Wind Energy Coalition has added solar energy issues to its agenda and renamed itself the Governors’ Wind and Solar Energy Coalition. “The addition of solar to the coalition’s portfolio represents a [Read More]

IKEA Invests In The Finnish Wind Power Market

Posted by Lauren Tyler on January 21, 2016

Furniture retail giant IKEA has signed an acquisition agreement with Stockholm, Sweden-based renewables company OX2 for a 42.4 MW project in Kemi, a town and municipality in northern Finland. According to OX2, this is IKEA’s first wind power investment in [Read More]

GE Touts Large Flurry Of Wind Orders Rounding Out 2015

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 20, 2016

GE Renewable Energy says it secured 1.4 GW of firm and unconditional wind turbine supply orders in the month of December. The agreements call for GE’s wind technology to supply more than 20 new projects across seven different countries. Approximately [Read More]